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Monthly Archives: June 2010

What is a wetland?  It seems like a simple question. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers defines wetlands as “those areas that are inundated or saturated at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do … Continue reading

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Wetlands can soak more than a buyer’s feet http://www.landthink.com/wetlands-can-soak-more-than-a-buyers-feet/

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Announcing International Wetland Globe Awards Program The World Wetland Network (WWN) has recently announced an International Wetland Awards program, the Wetland Globes, to recognize the best and worst cases of management of internationally-important wetlands from the perspective of NGOs.  Cast … Continue reading

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“And there be now many men of great wisdom, learning and experience, which love and practice this art, that know I speak the truth.” –The Compleat Angler In school some kids have parents with cool jobs and some don’t.  Working … Continue reading

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Failure to protect wetlands puts migratory waterbirds at risk http://www.optimumpopulation.org/blog/?p=2428

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Sometimes when one thing gets done, then another action is needed, then another, then another.  For example when a room gets a new carpet and then suddenly the wall color and curtains need to be replaced as well. This happened … Continue reading

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Video: Fox Ridge Presents Wetlands and Vernal Pools http://media.www.dennews.com/media/ storage/paper309/news/2010/06/08/ OnlineExclusives/Video.Fox.Ridge.Presents. Wetlands.And.Vernal.Pools-3921387.shtml#4 Category Five – Season 2, Episode 1: Wetlands Watch Video on Gulf Oil Spill – June 6, 2010 http://category5wetlandswatch.wordpress.com/

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This past April the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added a new document to its webpages titled:  Clean Water Act Section 401 – Water Quality Certification and Water Quality Protection Tool for States and Tribes. According to USEPA, “This new handbook … Continue reading

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Annual Hudson River Pageant A Sight to Behold By Carl Glassman – Tribeca Trib – June 1, 2010 http://www.tribecatrib.com/news/2010/may/628_ annual-hudson-river-pageant-was-a-sight-to-behold-downtown.html & http://www.earthcelebrations.com/arts-pageants/ hudson-river-pageant/

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This year environmental tragedies, both man-made and natural, seem so prolific that they crowd each other out of the headlines. While the increasingly tragic news is reported on the consequences of the oil spill along the Gulf Coast, killer tornadoes, … Continue reading

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